Joseph P. Yopps

March 9, 1914 - Jan. 29, 2006

Joseph P. Yopps, 91, of Waukesha, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2006.

He was the beloved husband of Dorothy (nee Bergmeister) for 70 years. He is the dear father of Paul (Ellen) Yopps of Phoenix, Charliene Schweder and Carolyn (David) Yopps of Palm Harbor, Fla. Joseph is the grandfather of Karen (Bret) Adamak, Jenny (Gary) Albano, Brian Yopps, Thomas Yopps, Jollene Yopps, Jennifer Schweder, David Schweder, Suzie (Brian) Guy, Becky (Chuck) Maercklein and Gregory (Sharon) Kind. He is also survived by 13 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

Joseph was a lifetime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Waukesha. He retired from Quality Aluminum in 1978 after 44 years of employment. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing, and loved gardening.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, Feb. 1, 2006, at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (Highway JJ at Highway J, four blocks south of Interstate 94). A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, 2006, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 818 North East Ave., Waukesha. Please meet directly at church. Entombment will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For an online obituary, condolences and directions, log on to www.churchandchapel.com. For other information, call 549-0659